Over 120 Years Ago

A list of how things in America were back in 1900, which helps me be grateful for what we have now. (From a book called ‘When My Grandmother Was a Child’ by Leigh W. Rutledge, which begins, “In the summer of 1900, when my grandmother was a child…”). Remember as you read these, that no science has ever been 100% correct. Also, some countries are still having some of these struggles today!

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Supermarket Approach

It is easy to get caught up in the things about this life that we don’t like, especially for some of us. We tell ourselves and others that listen that we have ‘high standards’, yet in reality, we are … very intolerant of those that don’t think the way we do. To tolerate those ‘fools’ is unthinkable, yet in reality, the only one losing sleep and peace over those fools is … the foolish one. Here’s another way to look at other people and life.

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Actions-Attitude-Atmosphere

So many people try to lead or manage their workers by focusing on actions. People are told exactly what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. It’s as if the manager/leader is a “slave-master” and the employees are slaves! Some of these dinosaurs are still around today! When they run their whole country, they are called “dictators”. Understand that for people who are incapable of growth this is the only valid approach. I believe that people in some circumstances must be ‘cared for’ in this way, but those people that are very far from what we would consider ‘healthy’.

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General Patton Quotes

While I don’t agree with everything he thought, said, or believed, I have always been very impressed with General George Patton. His mindset, his attitude toward his men, his willingness to take risks in order to succeed are all commendable in my eyes. So, I wanted to share some of his quotes that I loved the best. In researching this, I found out that several quotes known today are his! People quote him without knowing he was the original source!

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Digesting 24/7

When we eat food, hopefully, our bodies digest it. This process starts in the mouth. As my meal gets to my stomach, my stomach juices/acid gets to work. However, real digestion starts in the intestines. Once I am done digesting what I need, I dispose of the rest. Digesting poisonous or unhealthy food has negative consequences and should be avoided. I don’t think this process is limited to food. It also applies to how I process information!

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Is Any Religious Group 100% Correct?

The main focus of John 3:16 is God’s love for people. He loves ALL the people, all over the world, in all eras, ages, ethnic groups, and countries. So God loves everyone, EVERYONE? No matter when they lived, where they lived, what skin color or creed? Even, those _______ (you fill in that blank with someone that you just KNOW God can’t possibly love)? If, as some religions say, all of us are God’s children, which religion is the “right one”? Or is there a “right one”? Most zealots of many major religions would answer that question with a resounding “Yes, MY religion is the right one!” Well … 

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Serenity Prayer(s), for You!

Most people have heard of the Serenity Prayer. It was written by Reinhold Niebuhr and is extensively used by 12-step programs. It is powerful for those that let it help and guide them. It paints life with a very broad brush, which is why so many people have used it and love it. Not only am I going to share it with you, but I will also share some additional niche versions that many have found even more helpful. You will also learn how you can share a version with someone you love by putting their name into it, and then give it to them by email or text. I am very excited to share this with you!

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